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Residents in Swat hold protests against Taliban resurgence

Residents and civil society representatives have held demonstrations in Kabal and Khaza Khela areas to voice their concern at a possible reemergence of Taliban militants in Swat.

Kalam Valley tourists in a fix sans internet

The Kalam Valley may fade into obscurity as the lack of internet access in the region turns away the tourists that drive its economy.

Hadiqa Bashir: Swat girl set to shine on int’l horizon

September 27th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed; LAHORE; 18 yr old Hadiqa Bashir has been fighting for girls' rights in the sensitive area of Swat, where she has faced tremendous pressure from radical elements, but still carries on with her work. Because of her work, she has been nominated in the UN 17 Young Leaders for SDGs for the class of 2020.

KP FLOODING: ‘The rains have spared no one’

September 6th, 2020; By Umar Bacha; SHANGLA: Several areas of northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including, Shangla, Swat, Kohistan, Chitral, Batgram, Torghar, and Buner have seen a lot of damage from heavy rains and urban flooding since last week. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), 50 people have died so far as a result of the flooding.